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Shannen Doherty settles health insurance lawsuit against former manager

Actress Shannen Doherty arrives at The Weinstein Company And Relativity Media's 2011 Golden Globe Awards Party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
Actress Shannen Doherty arrives at The Weinstein Company And Relativity Media's 2011 Golden Globe Awards Party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. David Livingston/Getty Images

Actress Shannen Doherty has reached a settlement in the lawsuit she filed against her former business manager, Tanner, Mainstain Glynn & Johnson, who Doherty accused of leaving her without health insurance and caused a delay in doctors diagnosing her with breast cancer.

According to court records, a settlement notice filed Friday to the Los Angeles Superior Court, states that the settlement is contingent on “the satisfactory completion of specified terms that are to be performed within 45 days of the date of settlement.”

The amount that Doherty and the defendant settled for was not disclosed.

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The former Beverly Hills, 90210 alum sued the accounting firm and one of its former partners in August 2015, alleging they mismanaged her money and allowed her health insurance to lapse in 2014.

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Mainstain was supposed to be paying her health insurance premium through the Screen Actors Guild, she alleged.

“In November 2013, SAG sent the premium invoice to Tanner Mainstain for Plaintiff’s medical insurance coverage for the year 2014,” the lawsuit stated. “However, Defendants ignored it, failed to pay it (without informing Plaintiff) and then promptly terminated their relationship with [Doherty] effective February 7, 2014.”

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According to the lawsuit, the Charmed star was first diagnosed in March of last year. She “discovered that she had invasive breast cancer metastatic to at least one lymph node,” the lawsuit reveals, and “was informed that her cancer had spread during 2014 (when she was uninsured).”

The 45-year-old actress has been unable to work since the diagnosis and has incurred “significant” medical expenses, according to the lawsuit.

She recently revealed that she has started chemotherapy and after going through eight rounds of treatment, she will begin radiation. She previously underwent a single mastectomy back in May.

Doherty has kept her cancer battle in the public eye in the hopes that it will offer comfort, hope and inspiration to others going through similar struggles.

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Last month, she revealed her newly shaved head on Instagram after documenting the process of cutting her hair a few days earlier.

With files from The Associated Press